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Electrical Occupations


Students in the Electrical Occupations program learn to safely install electrical systems in residential and commercial industrial buildings, read and understand blueprints, wire a variety of receptacles and outlet boxes, and mount electrical panels. The hands-on learning is supplemented with the study of electricity theory and how to operate and repair electric motors and electro-mechanical controls.

Possible Certifications

  • Pre-Apprenticeship Completion Certificate

  • S/P2 Construction

  • OSHA Certification, Construction

  • Heartsaver AED

  • Heartsaver CPR

  • Arc Flash Certification

  • Digital Multimeter Basics

  • Interim Credentials Completion Certificate


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform. Upper garments (shirts, sweatshirts, etc.) must be purchased through the school's Tech Gear Store. Lower apparel and safety equipment varies by program. The specific uniform requirements for Electrical Occupations can be downloaded using this link.

Students who are accepted into the Carpentry, Construction Trades, Electrical Occupations, and HVAC programs must wear the Construction Rotation uniform shirt during the first marking period of their first year. Afterward, they may purchase program-specific uniform items. Refer to the What to Expect section (below) for more details.

Potential Career Opportunities

There are many career opportunities for students graduating from York Tech's Electrical Occupations program.

What to Expect

Students interested in this program will take courses in Carpentry, Construction Trades, Electrical Occupations, and HVAC for the first marking period. After the first marking period, students will apply for full-time entrance into one of the four programs, and they will be accepted based on merit and other criteria. Students who are not approved for their first choice will be assigned to one of the other three programs included in the rotation.

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